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Mashhoodi, B. (author), Stead, D. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
The policies of Third National Energy Efficiency Action Plan for the Netherlands, regarding the reduction of household energy consumption (HEC), were made based on the unwritten presumption that the stimuli of HEC are similar in each and every location of the Netherlands, and that it therefore is possible to formulate an identical set of...
journal article 2019
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Costarelli, I.S. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Mugnano, Silvia (author)
European countries are facing rising demand for affordable housing by a widespread and differentiated audience. Both in Italy and in the Netherlands policy-makers and practitioners address this emerging need by implementing new social housing projects targeting diverse social groups – such as students, young households, welfare dependents, and...
journal article 2019
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Mashhoodi, B. (author), Stead, D. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
Since the 1970s, a variety of studies has searched for the sociodemographic, housing and economic determinants of energy poverty. A central question, however, has not been answered by any of the previous studies: what are the national-level determinants, i.e. the determinants that homogeneously provoke a high level of energy poverty in all...
journal article 2018
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Huisman, C.J. (author)
When governments systematically fail to ensure that a policy is implemented, while at the same time keeping that policy in place, this can result in a reality where certain regulations are simultaneously officially present but informally absent. In this paper, I derive from the case of rental housing in the Netherlands that such non-enforcement...
journal article 2018
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
For financial and strategic reasons, public and semi-public construction clients increasingly depend on private parties to carry out public service delivery. They subcontract operational responsibilities to private parties while remaining socio-politically responsible for ensuring public values. Public administration literature mainly...
journal article 2018
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Coetzee, Serena (author), Odijk, Martijn (author), van Loenen, B. (author), Storm, Janette (author), Stoter, J.E. (author)
National spatial data infrastructures are key to achieving the Digital Earth vision. In many cases, national datasets are integrated from local datasets created and maintained by municipalities. Examples are address, building and topographic information. Integration of local datasets may result in a dataset satisfying the needs of users of...
journal article 2018
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Mashhoodi, B. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
The previous studies on household energy consumption (HEC) are based on an implicit assumption: the impact of geographic determinants on HEC is uniform across a given region, and such impacts could be unveiled regardless of geographic location of households in question. Consequently, these studies have searched for global determinants which...
journal article 2018
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Klijn, F. (author), Asselman, Nathalie (author), Wagenaar, Dennis (author)
The Netherlands has just finished implementing the Room for the Rivers program along the Rhine and Meuse Rivers in response to increasing river discharges. Recently, making more room for the river is, however, being challenged for future application because the flood defenses are assessed to be too weak and will need reinforcement anyway. To be...
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Balz, V.E. (author), Zonneveld, W.A.M. (author)
Dutch national planning has acquired an international reputation because it provides strong planning guidance while simultaneously being responsive to the particular spatial and political circumstances of different regions and areas. Spatial concepts, like the Randstad, are important vehicles for sustaining this approach. Such concepts...
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Czischke Ljubetic, D.K. (author), van Bortel, G.A. (author)
The term ‘affordable housing’ has been rapidly gaining currency over the last decade across Europe, both in policy and research circles. While it is often used as a synonym or close relative of the term ‘social housing’, more recently it is finding its own definition and policy instruments in specific cities and countries. However, boundaries...
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van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Homem de Almeida Correia, G. (author)
In the Netherlands, many (mainly larger) train stations suffer from capacity shortages for bicycle parking as the result of a large increase in the use of the bicycle as a feeder mode. Sharing of parked bicycles with arriving train passengers who are in need of a bicycle for some time would decrease the number of parked bicycles and reduce the...
journal article 2018
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Shelat, S. (author), Huisman, Raymond (author), van Oort, N. (author)
Several cities around the world are facing mobility related problems such as traffic congestion and air pollution. Although limited individually, the combination of bicycle and transit offers speed and accessibility that can compete with automobiles by complementing each other's characteristics. Recognising the potential benefits with regard...
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Klijn, F. (author), Asselman, Nathalie (author), Mosselman, E. (author)
There is increasing attention for the robustness of systems, in view of more frequent and more extreme weather events. Calls to increase a system's robustness are usually motivated by the resulting reduced sensitivity to extreme events and uncertainties about their probability of occurrence. The concept has been elaborated for flood risk systems...
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de Bok, M.A. (author), de Jong, Gerard (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Van Meijeren, Jaco (author), Davydenko, Igor (author), Benjamins, Michiel (author), Groot, Noortje (author), Miete, Onno (author), Van den Berg, Monique (author)
A large part of freight transport movements are part of a multimodal transport chain, in particular for port-related containerized transport flows. Because data of multimodal transports are unavailable it is challenging to develop a multimodal transport chain models. This paper describes the development of a new module for multimodal transport...
journal article 2018
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Welle Donker, F.M. (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
Much research has emphasised the benefits of open government data, and especially high-value data. The G8 Open Data Charter defines high-value data as data that improve democracy and encourage the innovative reuse of the particular data. Thus, governments worldwide invest resources to identify potential high-value datasets and to publish these...
conference paper 2018
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Klamer, Pim (author), Bakker, Cok (author), Gruis, V.H. (author)
The aim of this paper is to examine valuer judgement behaviour, by exploring the manifestation of task complexity in Dutch commercial valuation practice. For this purpose, we adopted a grounded theory approach and undertook 18 in-depth interviews with senior valuation professionals across the Netherlands. Our findings indicate a strong...
journal article 2018
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Nieboer, N.E.T. (author), Straub, A. (author)
It is generally acknowledged that the existing housing stock plays a vital role in attaining national and international energy efficiency targets. As for new building, mandatory regulations can be (and are) developed to attain energy-efficient homes, but energy improvements in the existing stock are, because of property rights, strongly...
conference paper 2018
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Bokel, R.M.J. (author), Cai, Jiahui (author), Nanda, Priya (author), Rouwenhorst, Tessa (author)
The research question of this report is “Is it possible to save energy by lowering the bedroom temperatures in winter”. In this paper first the literature on optimum sleeping temperatures is investigated. Then bedroom temperatures and CO2 levels in a cold week in March 2018 are investigated in 16 bedrooms of students of the Master course...
conference paper 2018
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Mashhoodi, B. (author)
This study is an attempt to bridge an eminent knowledge gap in the empirical studies on Household Energy Consumption (HEC): the previous studies implicitly presumed that the relationships between HEC and the geographic drivers is uniform in different locations of a given study-area, and thus have tried to disclose such everywhere-true...
journal article 2018
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Pojani, Dorina (author), Stead, D. (author)
The concept of Transit-Oriented Development—development near, and/or oriented to, mass transit facilities—has generated much interest in Europe over the last decade. Coined in the United States in the 1990s, the term “TOD” is frequently assumed to be a recent American import and a reaction to the consequences of mass motorization and sprawl....
book chapter 2018
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